Private Tour : Welcome To Versailles Palace

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Details :
    Louis XIV statue, Palace of Versailles, 1 Avenue de Paris, 78000 Versailles, France
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Discover and learn new things about the most famous palace of France and its history. The Palace of Versailles was a sleepy village until one king, the king Louis XIII decided to change it into something bigger which later on with the reign of Louis XIV.
The Palace of versailles is located 30 minutes away from the central Paris by train. Versailles which turned out to be the old capital of France from the Royal Family. Louis XIV moved the royal family to the palace, and later on 2 enormous new wings were added during a 2nd phase of building (1678 - 1715). With this private tour you will have the chance to discover the Palace of Versailles from a different perspective of history with its beautiful ancient buildings and the secrets that the palace contains inside its walls.

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Le Jardin de Versailles, Place D'armes A l'Ouest du Chteau de Versailles, 78000, Versailles France
In 1661 Louis XIV entrusted Andr Le Ntre with the creation and renovation of the gardens of Versailles, which he considered just as important as the Palace. Work on the gardens was started at the same time as the work on the palace and lasted for 40 or so years. During this time Andr Le Ntre collaborated with the likes of Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Superintendant of Buildings to the King from 1664 to 1683, who managed the project, and Charles Le Brun, who was made First Painter to the King in January 1664 and provided the drawings for a large number of the statues and fountains.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Palace of Versailles, Place d'Armes, 78000, Versailles France
The Palace of Versailles has been listed as a World Heritage Site for 30 years and is one of the greatest achievements in French 17th century art. Louis XIII's old hunting pavilion was transformed and extended by his son, Louis XIV, when he installed the Court and government there in 1682. A succession of kings continued to embellish the Palace up until the French Revolution.
Duration: 2 hours

Inclusions

  • Guided Tour of 2 hours
  • Local guide or licensed guide
  • Entrance to the Garden and the Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Le Jardin de Versailles
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles

Exclusions

  • Trianon, Petit trianon and hamlet of the queen Marie Antoinette
  • Food / Drink
  • Transfers

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate